Aziziye

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This article is about the district in Erzurum,Turkey. For other uses, see Aziziye (disambiguation).
Aziziye
District
Aziziye is located in Turkey
Aziziye
Aziziye
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 39°57′N 41°06′E / 39.950°N 41.100°E / 39.950; 41.100Coordinates: 39°57′N 41°06′E / 39.950°N 41.100°E / 39.950; 41.100
Country  Turkey
Province Erzurum Province
Government
 • Body İlçe (district)
 • Mayor Muhammed Cevdet Orhan (AKP)
Elevation 1,760 m (3,770 ft)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Urban 41,069
 • District 51,532
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 25xxx
Area code(s) 0442
Licence plate 25

Aziziye is a municipality and governed district in Greater Erzurum, Turkey. Erzurum is one of 16 metropolitan centers in Turkey having more than one municipality within its city borders. Erzurum has three second-level municipalities within the city in addition to the municipality of Greater Erzurum (büyükşehir). Aziziye lies in the western part of Erzurum at 39°57′N 41°06′E / 39.950°N 41.100°E / 39.950; 41.100. The population of the district center is 40,861[2]as of 2011. Erzurum was declared a metropolitan center in 1993. The municipality of Aziziye was established in 1993 by merging Ilıca and Dadaşkent. [3]The corresponding district governorate was established in 2008. The district center is famous for thermal springs (39.40C)

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of province/district centers and towns/villages by districts - 2012". Address Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2013-02-27. 
  2. ^ Türkstat
  3. ^ Mayor's page (Turkish)